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Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work

-- Jobs including manufacturing, food preparation and construction may expose your skin to harsh, irritating chemicals.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says here's how you can protect yourself:

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Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Frozen Foods

-- Frozen foods offer plenty of convenience, but if you know how to shop, they can also provide plenty of nutritional value.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to shop for frozen foods:

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Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

-- Getting children to go to sleep and stay asleep may be a true challenge for parents.

The National Sleep Foundation says these factors may prevent kids from getting a good night's rest:

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Health Tip: Conserve Energy

-- When the power goes out, it may mean throwing away lots of food, not to mention the inconvenience of no lights and no TV. You can help prevent a blackout by saving energy.

To help conserve power, the American Red Cross advises:

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Health Tip: Avoid Recipes With Raw Egg

-- You may have a recipe or two that calls for raw egg, such as for Caesar salad dressing, custard or mousse.

But since raw egg increases your chances of food poisoning, it's best to use a safer substitute.

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Health Tip: Adapting After Hip Replacement

-- If you're among the millions of people who have had hip replacement surgery, there are some do's and don'ts until you fully recover.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests:

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